verb (used with object), pil·laged, pil·lag·ing.
verb (used without object), pil·laged, pil·lag·ing.
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Origin of pillage
OTHER WORDS FROM pillagepil·lag·er, nounun·pil·laged, adjective
Words nearby pillage
Example sentences from the Web for pillage
Will the Obama coalition now forever outvote and and pillage the makers of American wealth?Commentary's Symposium on the Future of Conservatism|David Frum|January 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They will use their majority to pillage the makers and redistribute to the takers.
Those who carry out this pillage probably believe they can outrun their own destructiveness.Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia|Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco|June 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Instead, they were complicit in the plastic pillage that generated a fortune in fees from the member banks and their execs.
What reliance could repose upon a house, divided against itself—not safe from the extravagance and pillage of its own members?
Cuenca, Spain, taken by the French under Caulincourt, and given up to pillage.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
So there was pillage and raiding across the Parrett, and at last Ina had sent messages to Gerent concerning it.A Prince of Cornwall|Charles W. Whistler
He gave up the town to pillage and rapine, allowing the doing of such deeds as have consigned his name to well-merited infamy.Elsie's Vacation and After Events|Martha Finley
Never forget our rule: 'A true vagabond, twenty-four hours after a pillage, must have nothing left but his skin and his knife.'